Waiting Game on the Budget: Will the Cockroaches Prevail?

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By Celia Wexler, Union of Concerned Scientists As I am writing this blog, it is Friday afternoon, December 11. Congress should have passed the spending bills for government operations for the 2016 fiscal year by October 1. Instead, faced with the prospect of a government shutdown, lawmakers...
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Republicans and Some Democrats Defend Financial Advice That’s Not Worth Getting

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Monique Morrissey and Christian Dorsey, Economic Policy Institute What if the next time you went for a medical checkup, you were accosted by a pharmaceutical rep waiting for her expense-account lunch with the doctor. But instead of saving her pitch for the doctor—a sleazy...
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